Jack Roady was first elected
Galveston County Criminal District Attorney in 2010, and was re-elected to a
second four-year term in 2014. Before
that, Jack served as a trial and appellate prosecutor with the Harris County
District Attorney’s Office in Houston for ten years. As Criminal District Attorney, Jack serves
alongside a team of 41 assistant district attorneys, 6 peace officers, and 25
support staff, who together prosecute more than 10,000 misdemeanor and felony
cases each year in Galveston County.
Jack has served on the board
of directors for the Texas District & County Attorneys Association and is
an appointed member of the Texas Criminal Justice Integrity Unit. In 2016, he was named Prosecutor of the Year
by the State Bar of Texas Criminal Justice Section.
Jack also serves on the
boards of directors for HIS Ministries, the Crisis Pregnancy and Support Center
of Texas City, and the Advocacy Center for Children of Galveston County. He is a member of the Santa Fe Lions Club and
the Galveston Rotary Club.
Jack attended Texas A&M
University at Galveston, earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of
North Texas in Denton, and earned his law degree from the University of Houston